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Calendar for Nov. 9-12, 2005

compiled by Matt James

Wednesday 9

*A talk, "Park City Ski Area History," will be presented by Larry Warren, author of "Park City: Mountain of Treasure," at the Park City Library at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.parkcitylibrary.org or call 615-5600.

*Spy Hop Productions will present the annual Pitch-Nic Premiere at the Broadway Theatres, 111 East 300 South, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7.75 and all event proceeds support the next generation of young filmmakers in the Pitch-Nic program. For more information, visit http://www.spyhop.org or call (801) 532-7500.

Thursday 10

*The 2005 Slamdance Film Festival film, "Commune," will play at 7 p.m. in the Jim Santy Auditorium as part of the Park City Film Series’ Slamdance Film Series. The screening is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com.

*The Westminster College Theatre Department will present a production of Ruth Wolff’s historical drama, "The Abdication," in the Jay W. Lees Courage Theater today and Nov. 11 and 12, beginning at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, call (801) 832-2457.

Friday 11

*The Summit County Library System will present a digital scrapbooking workshop from 7:30-9 p.m. at the Sheldon D. Richins Building in Kimball Junction. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 615-3900.

*The 5th annual Soup and Soldier Hollow Fundraiser will be held tonight at the Lodge at Soldier Hollow. Soup tasting and a silent auction start at 6 p.m., followed by a live auction at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds support Team Soldier Hollow and Soldier Hollow’s introductory youth programs. For more information, please call (435) 654-2002.

*"Defending the Caveman," by Rob Becker, will roll into Kingsbury Hall today and Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. with an additional Saturday performance at 5 p.m. Tickets are $39.50 and $49.50 and are available by calling (801) 581-7100 or online at http://www.kingsburyhall.org

*Ballet West will present the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet for three performances at the Capitol Theatre today and Nov. 12. Ticket prices are $20 and $40 and are available through ArtTix at (801) 355-ARTS or online at http://www.arttix.org.

*The Adopt-A-Native Elder Program will host its 16th annual Navajo Rug Show and Sale Nov. 11-13 at Deer Valley Resort’s Snow Park Lodge. Friday night admission is $30 for adults and $10 for children; the show starts at 6 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday the show will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; then admission is $5 or a donation of canned food. For more information, visit http://www.anelder.org or call 649-0535.

*"Broken Flowers," rated R, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series Nov. 11-13. Show times are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $6 for adults; 10-visit passes are available for $45. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com.

*The Timpanogos Valley Theater Company will present the classic comedy "Arsenic and Old Lace" today and Nov. 12, 14, 18 and 19 at the Midway Town Hall. The show will start each night at 7 p.m. For tickets and information, call (435) 654-6406 or visit http://www.tvtheater.org.

*The Westminster College Theatre Department will present a production of Ruth Wolff’s historical drama, "The Abdication," in the Jay W. Lees Courage Theater today and Nov. 12 beginning at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, call (801) 832-2457.

Saturday 12

*The Adopt-A-Native Elder Program will host its 16th annual Navajo Rug Show and Sale through Nov. 13 at Deer Valley Resort’s Snow Park Lodge. Friday night admission is $30 for adults and $10 for children; the show starts at 6 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday the show will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; then admission is $5 or a donation of canned food. For more information, visit http://www.anelder.org or call 649-0535.

*Friends of Animals will host a day with Santa for pets. The event will be held in the Miners Hospital basement from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Photos with Santa are $20 each; all proceeds benefit Friends of Animals. For more information, visit http://www.friendsofanimals.net.

*"Broken Flowers," rated R, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series through Nov. 13. Show times are at 8 p.m. today and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $6 for adults; 10-visit passes are available for $45. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com.

*The Timpanogos Valley Theater Company will present the classic comedy "Arsenic and Old Lace" today and Nov. 14, 18 and 19 at the Midway Town Hall. The show will start each night at 7 p.m. For tickets and information, call (435) 654-6406 or visit http://www.tvtheater.org.

*The Heber Valley Railroad will present its Comedy Murder Mystery Train at 6 p.m. Tickets are $42 for adults and seniorsand $27 for children.Reservations are required. For tickets, call (435) 654-5601 or go to http://www.hebervalleyrr.org.

*The Heber Valley Historic Railroad, located at 450 South 600 West in Heber City, will run "The Provo Canyon Limited," round-trip rides through Provo Canyon, today and Nov. 19, 25, 26, Dec. 3, 10, 17at 11 a.m. Tickets are $26 for adults, $21 for seniors and $15 for children. To reserve seats, contact the railroad at (435) 654-5601 or go to http://www.hebervalleyrr.org.

*The Westminster College Theatre Department will present a production of Ruth Wolff’s historical drama, "The Abdication," in the Jay W. Lees Courage Theater today beginning at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, call (801) 832-2457.

*The Repertory Dance Theatre and Virginia Tanner Creative Dance Program will present, "Places to Love," as part of the Ring Around the Rose series at 11 a.m. at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $5 and are available through ArtTix at (801) 355-ARTS. For more info, call (801) 534-1000.

*The Sensations Soul Band is hosting a benefit concert for a New Orleans family of evacuees. The event which will feature three bands, a comedian, dinner and dancing will take place at The Sheraton City Center Hotel in Salt Lake City, and will run from 8-midnight. Tickets are $50 per person and are available from Renata at (801) 973-0409 or (801) 414-1428.

*"Defending the Caveman," by Rob Becker, will roll into Kingsbury Hall at 5 and 8 p.m. Tickets are $39.50 and $49.50 and are available by calling (801) 581-7100 or online at http://www.kingsburyhall.org

*Ballet West will present the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet for three performances at the Capitol Theatre. Ticket prices are $20 and $40 and are available through ArtTix at (801) 355-ARTS or online at http://www.arttix.org.

Upcoming

*The Sonolumina Chamber Orchestra will perform "Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis," by Vaughan Williams, on Nov. 13 at Salt Lake City’s Cathedral of the Madeleine and on Nov. 15 at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Park City. The Nov. 13 concert is free and open to the public, and tickets to the Nov. 15 concert are $20 with discounts available for students and seniors. Both shows begin at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the door. For more information, e-mail lharlow@isp.com.

*The second annual Westminster Music Faculty College will perform music challenging long-standing assumptions and practices regarding music on Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. at Vieve Gore Concert Hall. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors. For more information, visit http://www.westminstercollege.edu/culturalevents.

*The Maurice Abravanel Visiting Distinguished Composers Series will present The New York New Music Ensemble in concert on Monday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in Dumke Recital Hall and is free. For more information, e-mail Amber Hutchins at a.hutchins@utah.edu.

*The Park City Education Foundation will host a symposium, "Reaching the Top: A Discussion about Excellence in Education," featuring Jay Mathews, Newsweek education reporter, and Nancy DeFord, former Park City superintendent, on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 4:30 p.m. at Ecker Hill International School. The event is free and open the public. For more information, visit http://www.pcef4kids.org/events.html.

*Thursday, Nov. 17, the Park City Educational Foundation will present a benefit permier of "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," at Redstone Theater and Redstone Village. There will be decorations, food and festivities from 4:30-6 p.m. and a film screening at 6:30. Tickets are $50 for adults and $35 students. For more information, visit http://www.pcef4kids.org/events.html.

*"Nowhere in Africa," a film featured on the Sundance Channel, will screen at Sundance Resort on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. The screening is $5 and is open to the public. The film is rated R. For tickets and more information, call the Sundance activities desk at (801) 223-4567 or visit http://www.sundanceresort.com.

*Friday, Nov. 18 at Park City Mountain Resort, the Park City Education Foundation will hold its annual benefit day. On that day only, lift tickets sold before Nov. 17 will be $20 a-piece. Tickets are available at Jans Mountain Outfitters, Cole Sports, Zions Bank, Canyon Sports and through PCEF board members and online at http://www.parkcitymountain.com.

*The Repertory Dance Theatre will host "Time Capsule: A Century of Dance" at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center Nov. 18, 25-26 at 8 p.m., with pre-concert discussions at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for students and seniors and $25 for all others; they are available at (801) 355-ARTS or http://www.ArtTix.org. For more information, visit http://www.rdtutah.org.

*Recycle Utah will host its latest Green Building Seminar on Friday, Nov. 18 at The Canyons Grand Summit Resort. The featured speaker will be Marc Richmond, vice president of What’s Working. The cost of the day-long seminar is $45 and includes lunch. For more information, or to register, call 649-9698 or visit http://www.recycleutah.org.

*The Salt Lake Community College Dance Company will partner with the Paradigm Dance Project for a performance, "Moving Histories, Dancing Stores," on Nov. 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Grand Theatre. Tickets are half price with two non-perishable food items; without those, adult admission is $8 and children, seniors and non-SLCC students are $5. Admission for SLCC students and employees is free with two food items. For tickets or information, call the Grand Theatre box office at (801) 957-3322.

* "Junebug," rated R, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series Nov. 18-20. Show times are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $6 for adults; 10-visit passes are available for $45. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com.

*The Salt Lake Acting Company will present "Man from Nebraska," Wednesdays through Sundays from Nov. 18 through Dec. 11. Wednesday and Thursday shows are at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday shows are at 8 p.m., and Sunday shows are at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets range from $27.50-$33.50. For more information or for tickets, call (801) 363-SLAC or visit http://www.saltlakeactingcompany.org.

*The Norwegian Outdoor Exploration Center will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a party and fundraiser on Nov. 19 at Silver Lake Lodge. The event will feature dinner, live music, dancing and more. Single tickets are $125 and tables of 8 are available for $800. To purchase tickets, or for more information, call 649-5322.

*The 28th Annual "Snowflaker’s Ball – Winter Elegance" will be held Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Park City Marriott Hotel, 1895 Sidewinder Drive at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35. For reservations, call Saundie Stone at 615-9767. White attire is encouraged, and rooms are available at special rates.

*On Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at Suede, Powderwhore Productions will present "PW05," a backcountry ski movie. There will be a raffle and live music after the movie. The screening is $8 at the door and is for ages 21 and over only. For more information about the movie, go to http://www.powderwhore.com.

*The Park City Performing Arts Foundation will present DRUM! on Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Eccles Center in Park City. Tickets range from $15-$50, with discounts available for children and Summit County students, and are available from the Eccles Center box office at 655-3114.

*The Kimball Art Center’s year-end exhibition, "Norman Rockwell’s Home for the Holidays," featuring several of Rockwell’s images from his time with the Saturday Evening Post, will open on Nov. 19. For more information about the event, visit http://www.kimball-art.org or call 649-8882.

*The Heber Valley Rail Road will host its "Ol’ West Casino Train" where professional dealers for all ability levels teach blackjack, craps, and Texas hold ’em on Nov. 19 at 7 p.m.There will be appetizers and a cash bar. Reservations are required.Tickets are $49 per personand are available at (435) 654-5601 or http://www.hebervalleyrr.org.

*The Westminster College Chamber Singers will perform at the annual Fall Choral Concert on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall of the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory. For more information, please visit http://www.westminstercollege.edu/cultural events or call (801) 832-2457.

*"Rize," rated PG-13, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series Nov. 25-27. Show times are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $6 for adults; 10-visit passes are available for $45. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com.

*The Salt Lake Symphonic Winds, a wind ensemble with more than 50 members, will perform a free concert at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 7:30 p.m.For more information, visit http://www.slc.k12.ut.us/staff/briblo/slsw/index.html.

*"Metallica: Some Kind of Monster," sponsored by the Sundance Institute and the Park City Film Series, will screen on Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Jim Santy Auditorium as part of the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Series. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com.

*"Balzac and the Chinese Seamstress," which is not rated, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series Dec. 2-4. Show times are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $6 for adults; 10-visit passes are available for $45. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com.

*The White Room Wasatch Winter Film Festival, featuring local amateur ski and snowboard shorts, will screen at the Prospector Square Conference Center on Dec. 3. Tickets to the event are $5 for all ages. For more information about the event, call 940-0590.

Ongoing

General

*Park City School District’s Community Education program has quarterly classes for adults, youth and young learners. To find out more, go to http://www.pcschools.us (click on "Community" then "Community Education") or call Julia at 615-0215.

*Recycle Utah hosts "Green Building" seminars focused on resource and energy-efficient building. The seminars are held from 8 10 a.m. on the second Friday of every month at the Miners Hospital. For more information, call Recycle Utah at 649-9698.

Mondays

*Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., hosts Baby and Me for newborns to two-year-olds and their caretakers every Monday at 3:30 p.m. in the Storytime Room. For more information, call Heather at 615-5603.

*The Spotted Frog Bookstore in Redstone Center hosts "Scrabble Monday" every Monday from 6-8 p.m. Bring a board, a dictionary and challenge fellow Parkites to some word play. For more information, call the Spotted Frog at 575-2665.

Tuesdays

*Every Tuesday, the Summit County Library at Kimball Junction hosts story times for preschoolers aged 3-5 at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us.

*The Park City Singers, a non-auditioning community choir, rehearses each Tuesday evening from 7:25 to 9:30 p.m. at Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran Church.New and returning members are welcome; come and sing. For information, e-mail parkcitysingers@aol.com, visit http://www.parkcitysingers.com, or call 649-9589.

Wednesdays

*Mountainlands Community Housing Trust and Bad Ass Coffee will hold "Roommate Roundups" to help roommate seekers every Wednesday from 5:30-7 p.m. at Bad Ass Coffee on Park Ave. The event is free and open to all. For more information, call 647-9719 or 655-9811.

*Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., hosts "Baby and Me" for newborns to two-year-olds and their caretakers every Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Storytime Room. For more information, call Heather at 615-5603.

*Every Wednesday, the Summit County Library at Kimball Junction hosts story time for toddlers aged 2-3 at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us.

*Awana Clubs meets Wednesday evenings from 6:15 8 p.m. at Mountain Life Church, located at 7375 N. Silver Creek Rd. Awana is a non-denominational Christian youth ministry for children from preschool through sixth grades. For more information, call the church office 647-5855 or check out awana.org.

*Newcomers of Greater Park City gather every second Wednesday of the month at Miners Hospital at 10 a.m. For more information, call Joan Mosch, at 649-6568.

*The Summit County Dancesport Foundation, a non-profit organization, offers group sessions in social, folk and modern dance every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Steve at (801) 450-3852.

Thursdays

*Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., hosts Preschool Story Time for 3 to 5-year-olds every Thursday at 10 a.m. and Toddlertime for 2 to 3-year-olds at 11 a.m. in the Storytime Room. For more information, call Heather at 615-5603.

*The Summit County Library at Kimball Junction hosts Lap Sitters for babies from birth to 2 years on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us.

*The Summit County Library has bilingual story times every Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m. at its Kimball Junction Branch, located in the Sheldon D. Richins Building on Landmark Drive. The event is free to the public. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us.

Fridays

*The last Friday of every month, the Kimball Art Center will present "Last Fridays Arts & Eats Gallery Stroll." The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $5 and are available through the Kimball Art Center. On the day of the gallery stroll, interested participants can stop by the Art Center to pick up a map listing participating galleries and restaurants. For more information, contact the Kimball Art Center at 649-8882 or visit http://www.kimball-art.org.

*The SHOP Yoga Studio, a non-profit community yoga center, offers Prenatal Yoga Classes every Friday from 10-11:30 a.m. The classes are appropriate for all levels of students. Donations are voluntary. The studio is located at 1167 Woodside Ave. For more info, call 649-9339 or visit http://www.parkcityyoga.com.

* The Art of Wine, located at 1400 Snow Creek Drive in the Dan’s Shopping Center, will host a Friday Evening Wine School with instructor Sheral Schowe from 6-8 p.m. Each week features a different theme. Gourmet cheese and fresh breads will be provided. For more information or to register, call 655-WINE or e-mail theartofwine@bigplanet.com.

*The Christian Center Friday Prayer Group is open to Christians of all backgrounds. Come to the Center, located at 1100 Iron Horse Drive, any Friday from 9-10 a.m. for a brief devotional and great prayer time for our community, our churches, our world. For more information, call 649-2260.

* The Park City Mountain Sports Club holds a T.G.I.F meeting and activity every Friday in and around Park City. Call 645-5350 or visit http://www.pcmsc.org for more information.

Saturdays

*At 10 a.m. every Saturday, The Spotted Frog Bookstore will host Children’s Story Hour for kids ages 2-6. Parents must remain in the store. For more information, call the Spotted Frog at 575-2665.

Nightlife

Wednesday 9

*Christopher Hawley, The Spur

*Local’s Night with DJ Flegz, Cisero’s

*Rodney Crowell and the Outsiders, Suede

Thursday 10

*John Boy’s Mule, The Spur

*Mr. (Mike) Roger’s Rockin’ Neighborhood, J.B. Mulligans

*Karaoke with Fran, Cisero’s

Friday 11

*Junior and Friends, Mother Urban’s

*Neighbors, Cisero’s

*Motherlode Canyon Band, The Spur

*Atherton, Suede

*Quartet Troublant, 350 Main Brasserie

*Joy and Eric, Bacchus Wine Bar

*DJ JD, The Star Bar

Saturday 12

*Ricky Straud, Bacchus Wine Bar

*Muddpuddle, The Spur

*Small House Strings, 350 Main Brasserie

*DJ Q Tip, Cisero’s

To become a part of The Park Record’s FREE events and music calendar, call Matt James at 649-9014, ext. 104, or e-mail arts@parkrecord.com.


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